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I have a Kenmore Series 80 electrical dryer. It isn't getting hot/drying. I had this problem 4 years ago and the tech who fixed it said i shouldn't have the same problem for 10 years. Sounds like the heating element, what do you think.

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The problem most likely is the thermal cut-off . This is the small t-stat lookin piece , located on the upper portion of the element housing . You can unplug the dryer , remove the 2 wires , connect them togather , plug the dryer back in , to test . If the dryer then heats , replace the thermal cut-off . If still no heat , then possible bad element . Also see
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4580247-whirlpool_or_kenmore_dryer_not_heat

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